National Geographic : 1947 May
Too Ambitious Plants Need Pruning Shears Portions of this Atropurpureum specimen have grown too fast and are being cut back by Frederic Heutte, French-born superintendent of Norfolk's Bureau of Parks and Forestry. With him is the Norfolk Gardens' supervisor, Daniel L. Harrison, a former sea captain. Kodachrome by John E.Fletcher Azaleas Come in Many Varieties, Admirers inAll Sizes This youngster and her mother examine delicate Formosa blossoms. More than 65,000 persons see the annual show, inlate March and early April, when the blooms are usually at their best. Visitors wander over some six miles of trails, all bordered with dazzling flowers.